Meeting weekly on Wednesdays at 2:50PM in 544 Nightingale.
This is an informal colloquium style seminar which provides the opportunity to learn about others areas of interest. Questions encouraged!
If you have a question, would like receive announcements, or would like to speak at seminar, email This seminar is supported in part by a Research and Training Grant (RTG) from the NSF.
|Jan 9||Jeffrey Galkowski (NEU)||Eigenfunctions: What are they and what do they tell us?|
|Jan 16||Alexander Moll (NEU)||An Introduction to Dispersive Shock Waves|
|Jan 23||Changho Han (Harvard)||Modular compactifications of moduli spaces in algebraic geometry|
|Jan 30||Chi-Yun Hsu (Harvard)||Congruences of modular forms and the eigencurve|
|Feb 6||Peter Hintz (MIT)||General relativity and microlocal analysis|
|Feb 13||Jonathan Wang (MIT)||Geometric approach to local L-factors and spherical varieties|
|Feb 20||Tom Bachmann (MIT)||Affine grassmannians in A^1-homotopy theory|
|Feb 27||Eunice Kim (Tufts)||Mathematical billiards: testing grounds for dynamicists|
|Mar 6||No Seminar.||Spring Break.|
|Mar 13||Euan Spence (U. Bath)||Why analysts should care about numerical analysis of wave propagation problems|
|Mar 20||Elina Robeva (MIT)||Maximum likelihood estimation under total positivity|
|Mar 27||Lynnelle Ye (Harvard)||Slopes in eigenvarieties for definite unitary groups|
|Apr 3||Geoffrey Smith (Harvard)||Low-degree points on curves|
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|Scott Mullane (Frankfurt)||Differentials of the second kind, positivity and irreducibility of Hurwitz spaces|
|Apr 17||Ana Balibanu (Harvard)||The wonderful compactification|
|Monika Pichler (Northeastern)||End of Semester (Seminar Resumes Fall 2019)|